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07.22.14: One Thing At A Time

I’ve been feeling a bit overwhelmed with work lately. It’s good in the grand scheme of things, like when the paycheck finally arrives (the life of a freelancer), but it’s a little rough in the short term. When my house … Continue reading

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06.09.14: On Starting, Stopping, Backsliding, Cheating, and Forgiving

Based on that title, if I didn’t know better, I’d think that this piece was about a relationship. And in a way, I am writing about a relationship – my relationship with myself, or My Self. My daughter just turned … Continue reading

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08.09.13: Don’t Make Any Big Decisions on Bananas and Skim Milk Day

We went on vacation.  It was a wonderful vacation.  It had been four years since we went on a real vacation, and it was well-deserved.  We spent time with good friends and we enjoyed ourselves.  Then, we went on a … Continue reading

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02.01.13: The Mystery of Willpower

Willpower.  If we only had it, we wouldn’t struggle with our weight.  We wouldn’t have any bad habits, and we’d live moderate, measured, Zen, perfectly peaceful lives.  Ah, willpower.  How I hate people who have it. I’ve written about willpower … Continue reading

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01.17.13: Choosing a Gym, Part One: Should You Join a Gym?

It became very clear to me, very quickly, that I needed to join a gym.  Sure, I could walk/run in my neighborhood (and I still will, if it ever stops raining), do P90X in my rumpus room, do crunches during … Continue reading

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01.16.13: I (finally) Joined a Gym.

This sentence feels good to type: I joined a gym! Well, it doesn’t exactly “feel” good, as such, because typing requires that I hold my arms up and my arms are not so much interested in being held up.  They … Continue reading

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11.15.12: Exercise Won’t Make You Skinny.

A few years ago, Time Magazine published an interesting piece on exercise and weight management.  It crossed my mind as I’ve been contemplating joining a health club again – the Wee One being a little older, and me being more … Continue reading

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